c. layout God’s plan to establish a king over Israel
d. contain parables that reveal the nature of God.
Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow.
8 Therefore the Lord Almighty says this: “Because you have not listened to my words, 9 I will summon all the peoples of the north and my servant Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon,” declares the Lord, “and I will bring them against this land and its inhabitants and against all the surrounding nations. I will completely destroy[a] them and make them an object of horror and scorn, and an everlasting ruin. 10 I will banish from them the sounds of joy and gladness, the voices of bride and bridegroom, the sound of millstones and the light of the lamp. 11 This whole country will become a desolate wasteland, and these nations will serve the king of Babylon seventy years.
The Hebrews did not believe their leaders were gods. How did this belief affect their daily lives?
They had very few people to serve as leaders.
They believed in equality among people.
They have a hard time competing with other religions.
They believed in many gods leading their people.
The Torah describes a covenant between the Israelites and God. In that covenant, God made a promise but the Israelites had to agree to the following:
To not kill each other than God would give them bread
To follow the laws of the Torah then God would return them to Canaan
To never lie then God would give them good crops
God would allow them healthy children if they would honor their parents
Read the following passage from Proverbs written by King Solomon. What does this passage indicate about King Solomon’s values?
“20 Out in the open, wisdom calls aloud, she raises her voice in the public square; 21 on top of the wallshe cries out, at the city gate she makes her speech…”
a. He valued power above all else.
b. He thought women should be leaders in the country.
c. He valued wisdom.
d. He thought freedom of speech was essential to a free society.
Who were the descendants of Abraham?
Who led the Israelites out of Egypt and into the Sinai Desert?
The alphabet was an important contribution made by the Phoenicians. Who did the Phoenicians pass their alphabet on to so that it could become the basis for most Western alphabets of today?
The Greeks and then the Romans
The Macabees and then the Romans
The Greeks and then the Europeans
The Romans and then the Hebrews
Synagogues are to Jewish culture as
Churches are to Christian culture
The word exodus means departure. Which departure does the Exodus refer to?
The departure from Ur
The departure from Canaan
The departure from Egypt
The departure from Babylon
The prophets warned the Israelites that being faithful to God was more than worshiping in a temple. What did the prophets expect for an Israelite to be considered faithful?
They must give 10% of their income to the temple.
They must work for a just society an deal with people fairly.
They must do charitable work.
They must help in the construction of the city.
What significant change occurred in Israel after the death of King Solomon?
The temple was rebuilt.
The Ark of the Covenant was stolen.
The kingdom split into Israel and Judah
The kingdom was ruled by judges instead of kings.
Based on the map, what can you conclude about the Jewish people’s trip from Egypt ot Canaan?
They used boats for most of the trip.
The journey took many years to make.
They took the most direct route available,
The journey took the lives of many people.
After the Assyrians conquered Israel they brought people to live from their empire to Samaria. These settlers mixed with the surviving Israelites there and became known as _______.